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Leader’s actions tell the crew what is acceptable

When an accident takes place, somewhere along the way someone has made a bad decision or has shown poor judgment. Let’s look at how leaders influence the …

Boat show boredom, exhaustion, chance to practice acceptance

The end of October brings the global yacht industry together for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. It’s quite a display with the glistening …

Mother was wrong about how to treat that bloody nose

The boss’s children are on onboard the yacht for a week of fun in the sun. Suddenly, one child starts to cry and runs toward you with a bloody nose.   …

Slight shift in words can make all the difference in communicating

Are you being aggressive when you think you’re being assertive? Assertiveness is often confused with aggressiveness. Can you tell the difference? Telling …

Two powerful Ingredients for job performance

I’ve been in my working life for over 40 years, a captain for nearly 30 years and a certified coach for seven years. With all those years in my wake, I …

Plans resolutions are not just for New Years

Hey, what’s up? What are you up to? What’s new and exciting? If your answer to someone posing these kinds of questions has been “not …

If your mate has a stroke can you help?

I have written about this topic before, but it’s all I can think about today. When I conduct onboard CPR, AED and first aid classes, we always review the …

Don’t fear being assertive just don’t be aggressive

I recently have had discussions about how bridge crew can respectfully point out when a captain or chiefofficer may have made a mistake in their actions. Bold, …

Breath not an option, use hands on CPR

When conducting onboard training classes, crew often say “we heard that you don’t breathe during CPR anymore.” I explain that this is half …

Importance of teamwork onboard

To better understand team dynamics onboard a luxury yacht — and how to build a better team — let’s look at how most teams on boats are put …

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